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GD George

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Laser Focus
« on: November 10, 2019, 12:16:42 PM »
My three year old machine, a GearBest 5500MW, has been boxed, moved, unboxed, sitting on a bench, hung on the wall, and back on the bench since I last used it. Everything seems happy except I'm not getting a really tight focus. It's engraving OK, but things seem a bit fuzzier than when I last used that machine. Any tips for getting the focus better? Is my lens hosed? (If so is it replaceable?) I've gone in both directions until I wound up with a line rather than a dot.

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Jerry
« Last Edit: November 10, 2019, 12:19:07 PM by GD George »

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Re: Laser Focus
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2019, 02:10:54 PM »
You could remove the lens and clean it, just be careful to keep the orientation the same. There's probably a spring behind the lens as well so watch for that.

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Re: Laser Focus
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2019, 05:43:09 PM »
I also have a 3 year 5.5W from Gearbest and the focus is terrible. Sits in the spare parts box. It always had a rectangular focus that was good for etching slate but nothing else.
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